The Boston College Language Laboratory serves the language learning and teaching needs of the University's language departments, students of English as a foreign language, and the BC community at large from its center in Lyons Hall, room 313. The facility provides access to installed and portable equipment to be used with audio, video, cable television and multimedia language learning tools.
We are committed to promoting and facilitating the acquisition and enhancement of language skills and cultural competency by providing the University community efficient access to an expanding collection of multimedia resources and instructional technology.
Academic Year Hours
|Monday - Thursday||8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.|
|Friday||8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.|
|Sunday||1:00 – 9:00 p.m.|
Holiday/Semester Break Period
(Dec. 20, 2017 – January 15, 2018)
Wednesday, December 20: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 21: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday, December 22: 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
December 23 - January 1: CLOSED
January 2 – January 15: Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.* (*See Exceptions below)
Monday, January 8: CLOSED
Tuesday, January 9: CLOSED
Wednesday, January 10: CLOSED between 11:30 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 11: CLOSED 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Monday, January 15: CLOSED (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Recommendation: In advance of your visit to the Lab, please call 617-552-8474 to confirm this schedule of Holiday/Semester Break Hours. Weather-related, emergency, or other closings may be required due to reduced office staffing during this period.
The Language Lab supports the course planning and classroom teaching needs of language faculty by encouraging recommendations for new acquisitions, assisting in the preparation of course materials, and providing access to installed and portable instructional technology as well as to multimedia resources for classroom use.
News & Notes
Online Audio Programs
Use of online audio programs is restricted to Boston College students officially enrolled in Boston College courses in which these programs have been adopted as curricular material. Online audio programs may be accessed via the Canvas – authenticated learning management system 24 hours/day, 7 days/week from any computer connected to the Boston College Network.